|The luxury Silver Spirit cruise ship with nearly 200 passengers from European countries docks at Da Nang City’s Tien Sa Port on Tuesday. — Photo: infonet/VNN
All passengers onboard had their body temperature checked as the cruise ship docked at Da Nang City’s Tien Sa Port on Tuesday, Nguyen Xuan Binh, deputy director of Da Nang Tourism Department, said on Wednesday.
No cases of fever or signs of health problems were recorded, he said.
Amid COVID-19 fears and risks of tourism slump, Da Nang remains a safe destination for foreign travellers, including those from European countries, according to the city’s tourism department.
According to initial statistics, the number of tourists visiting the city is estimated at nearly 1.3 million in the first quarter of this year.
Of which, international visitors are estimated at more than 700,000, and 520,000 domestic tourists.
The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism has collaborated with localities and tourism enterprises to take measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 infections and ensure safety for tourists.
The tourism administration’s director general Nguyen Trung Khanh affirmed that during the epidemic, the tourism sector always maintains its responsibility for the community and considers tourists’ safety its top priority. — VNS